Kittens weight about 100 grams when born and gain 7 to 15 grams per day.If a kitten weighted 100 grams at birth and gain 8 grams per day, in how many days will the kitten triple its weight?
**Can someone help me set up the problem? This is how I set it up- 100+8d**

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  1. [(3 * 100) - 100] / 8 = ?

  2. Thank you so much I got 25 days! :)

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  3. Right -- and you're very welcome.

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